The World's Toughest Outboard Marathon | Celebrating 73 Years

Outboard Marathon Nationals: Racing August 14-15, 2021

Inland Waterway, Northern Michigan

Join the Top O' Michigan Outboard Racing Club (TOMORC) this August for the 73rd Annual Marathon. Over two days of exciting and tough outboard racing in Northern Michigan. The course navigates through 87 miles of Northern Michigan's beautiful Inland Waterway. Registration will be Friday, August 13th, from 5 to 8 PM at Devoe Beach in Indian River. Register also on Saturday, from 8-9 AM at the race pits.

2021 Registration & FAQ's

Registration information coming spring 2021

Club Meeting Calendar

February 23rd

March 30th

April 27th

May 25th

June 29th

July 27th

August 3rd and August 31st

September 28th

October 26th

Race Date Reminder:

Presque Isle Race: June 5th and 6th

Top O' Michigan Marathon Nationals: August 14th and 15th



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2021 Course

Saturdays course: approx 42 miles, modified Lemans start from pits out 1/4 mile to turn bouy and then back into Indian River. Race runs through Indian River then along the West side of Mullett Lake and entering Cheboygan River and running its full length to a turn around buoy in Cheboygan. The course then follows the same route back to a finish line at Devoe Beach in Indian River. Sundays course: approx 42 miles, modified Lemans start from pits across Burt Lake and then North to entrance of Crooked River. Course runs through Crooked River and into and around Crooked Lake making 3 check points and then back into Crooked River. Course then continues South along the West side of Burt Lake then across the lake into the Indian River. The race travels the full length of Indian River to a check point at Mullett Lake and then back through Indian River to the finish line at Devoe Beach. The Top O' Michigan Outboard Racing Club welcomes new participants and race veterans alike.



TOMORC Start
Aerial photo provided by McVideo Productions

Club History

The TOMORC started in 1949 as the Top O’ Michigan Marathon Association. The TOMORC has continued to support the region & promote the marathon for the past 73 years. The club has 25+ active members who have continued to put on the oldest & most prestigious race in the outboard marathon circuit. The Top O’ Michigan Outboard Marathon has been the Marathon Nationals for many years. In 2013, the Top O’ Michigan Marathon won the American Power Boat Association Kevin Ladd Award for Best Stock Outboard Race in Region 6.

Past Marathon Champs

Contact Us & Membership

General Info: tomorc.race@gmail.com

Commodore: Samantha Fairbairn
Vice Commodore: Peter Lauer
Treasurer: Sarah Bek
Secretary: Charlie Smith
Associate Member: Dan Pearson

Want to become an Active Member of the Top O’ Michigan Outboard Racing Club?

TOMORC
PO Box 873
Harbor Springs, Michigan 49740

  1. To join, please print and fill out our membership form and send your dues to our PO Box
  2. Dues are $15 dollars per person and $20 dollars if joining on a race weekend.
  3. Please make checks out to TOMORC
  4. Any questions regarding membership, please email us!
Membership Form 2021

tomorc race
Photo provided by Patrick D. McGinnis